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Problem with connecting to WiFi

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    windows 8

    Problem with connecting to WiFi


    Though I have selected to automatically connect to my wifi network after switching on my laptop wont connect it I have to click connect for it to connect?

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    When I got my new Sony Vaio I had to reinstall new drivers. I would check your manuf website.
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    Here's a link for our forum on networking issues . There may be something in there to help you or someone may transfer this over there. Network & Sharing
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    I had a problem with one of my puters which used a USB Wifi adapter dropping all the time. Eventually it started to stay connected. yah there may be more people in Networking who know more about why it does this.
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  5. #5


    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot


    If you have multiple wireless networks then it may be jumping to a "preferred" connection whenever you momentarily lose you main connection. Go to properties of the network you want to use the most and make it your preferred network. And check the properties of the connection it keeps going to and unselect "always connect to this network when in range"

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